"Alien army invader in the late '30s was quickly translatable from Martian to German." --David Ropeik, Journalist
"War of the Worlds" premieres October 29, 2013 at 9pm ET on PBS.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.